A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. The temblor was picked up at 18:19:56 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/12/19 / 2019-12-24 00:19:56 / December 24, 2019 @ 12:19 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 78.98 km (49 miles). Event id: us70006qd5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006qd5. Exact location, longitude -89.4797° West, latitude 13.3993° North, depth = 78.98 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chalatenango, Atescatempa, Nueva Concepción.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 19 km WSW of La Libertad, El Salvador.
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